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  • BEIJING, April 28- China's Tencent Holdings Ltd launched on Tuesday an operating system for internet-connected devices such as TVs and watches that is open to all developers, taking on domestic rivals Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Xiaomi Inc in the smart hardware space. This model mirrors Google Inc's Android mobile OS, and could help Tencent replicate the U.S....

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:06 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $59.09. Google Inc class A fell $7.54 or 1.3 percent, to $566.12. Groupon Inc. fell$. 11 or 1.5 percent, to $7.01.

  • Q&A with Mike Kimelman: How prison changes you Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:14 PM ET
    Michael Kimelman, co-founder of Incremental Capital, leaves federal court after being sentenced in New York, Oct. 12, 2011.

    Mike Kimelman, who went to prison for insider trading, tells ex-Galleon guy Turney Duff about the fear of going to prison—and how it changes you.

  • What's wrong with healthcare and biotech? Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 3:32 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Biotech, which has been a market leader all year, is weak, with both the market-cap weighted IBB and equal weighted XBI down roughly 4 percent each.

  • Midday Glance: Internet companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET

    eBay fell$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $58.90. Google Inc class A fell $9.78 or 1.7 percent, to $563.88. Groupon Inc. fell$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $7.10.

  • EU missing the point on Google regulation, says VC Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:45 PM ET
    Roger McNamee, Elevation Partners, Silver Lake Co-Founder.

    Venture capitalist Roger McNamee says the European Union's efforts to regulate tech giant Google are not working. Here's why..

  • High court to consider lawsuits over personal data Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:22 PM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court will decide if websites can be sued for publishing inaccurate personal details.

  • Early Glance: Internet companies Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:25 AM ET

    eBay fell$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $58.82. Google Inc class A fell$. 42 or. 1 percent, to $573.24. Groupon Inc. rose$. 01 or. 2 percent, to $7.13.

  • Google launches experimental patent marketplace Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    The Google I/O developers' conference in San Francisco

    Google said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company.

  • What's hip? Google shows what's hot and not Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:04 AM ET
    A Tulle Skirt as seen on Etsy

    Google started issuing fashion trend reports based on search queries twice a year. The NYT reports.

  • Google launches portal to buy patents Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    April 27- Google Inc said it would launch an experimental portal that allows interested patent holders to sell their patents to the company. The Patent Purchase Promotion program will remain open from May 8 to May 22, the company said on Monday. Google said it will let the submitters know of its interest in buying their patents by June 26 and expects to pay the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider whether online people-search service Spokeo Inc should face a class action lawsuit for including incorrect information in its database. Thomas Robins filed suit in California on behalf of himself and others under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, which requires consumer...

  • Alibaba’s new bid for mobile dominance in China… Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 8:11 AM ET
    Inside Alibaba Group Holdings headquarters.

    Alibaba has partnered with China Telecom to sell budget smartphones in rural areas, in a bid to boost its reach in untapped areas.

  • Ebay backs Google over Brussels antitrust inquiry Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 3:18 AM ET
    EBay headquarters in San Jose, Calif.

    Ebay’s chief executive has added weight to Google’s antitrust defence by saying that the pair are direct competitors in online shopping.

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks slumped on Monday as investors looked ahead to a flood of earnings reports this week. Stocks appeared headed for new highs in the morning, but drifted lower in afternoon as health care companies dropped sharply. With little news moving markets, "I think we have some profit-taking here," said chief stock strategist Phil Orlando, of Federated...

  • Asian markets rise after Wall Street gains Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 11:42 PM ET

    BEIJING— Asian stock markets rose Monday after Wall Street gained on strong earnings and investors looked ahead to Apple results and this week's U.S. Sydney's S&P ASX 200 added 0.7 percent to 5,973.30 and Seoul advanced 0.2 percent to 2,163.17. Taiwan, Singapore and Manila also rose.

  • In Twitter tirade, Jay Z blasts 'smear' of Tidal Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 5:47 PM ET
    Shawn "Jay Z" Carter

    Jay Z is blasting what he calls a shadowy "smear campaign" to bury his music service before it even begins to take off.

  • Why Apple may be flying too close to the sun Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    Apple's market capitalization is greater than any other company's. Yet the consensus is that Apple is still having a growth spurt.

  • Facebook, Google apps help ease Nepal worries Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 12:05 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during his keynote address at Facebook F8 in San Francisco, California March 25, 2015.

    As Nepal grapples with the aftermath of a devastating quake, technology giants are helping some breathe a sigh of relief amid the chaos.

  • Google engineer killed in Everest avalanche Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 5:17 PM ET
    Host Sophia Bush (L) and Google executive Dan Fredinburg arrive at the DoSomething.org and VH1's 2013 Do Something Awards at Avalon on July 31, 2013 in Hollywood, California.

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive based in California, had been scaling Everest for the past three weeks.